Watch the video interview I conducted with Alanna Henderson. It is sad and moving.
Yesterday afternoon I had the opportunity to work with a twenty-one year old young lady named Alexandra Paige. Alex told me about drifting through life comfortably numb, overcoming excessive drug use and witnessing her closest friend succumb to addiction and die as a result. Learning about her life was compelling, eye-opening and jaw-dropping. I shot [...]
bastardartist is a Los Angeles native and has been photographing Los Angeles’ ever-changing cityscape for well over 15 years. He is known for his outrageous portrait work of graffiti writers, artists, derelict’s, hustler’s, drunkard’s, punks, rats, trash and dead things.
Concrete and asphalt / Limited portfolio viewing 30 stark black and white images printed on traditional 11×14 silver gelatin paper and selenium toned. Images are from the archives of Los Angeles based, renowned unprofessional photographer: BASTARD ARTIST. Limited viewing of this incredible body of work will take place on Sunday, February 6th, 2011 at 7pm. [...]
A riveting article on heroin addiction I came across this article when doing research on heroin scarring. It was a great read to keep me busy as I was scanning frames at school. Peep it! http://www.blacktable.com/lang041104.htm
I met Alanna at an artshow in Los Angeles. She said she was approached by a lot of “would-be” photographers, yet she only gave her info out to me… A few weeks later I drove 2 hours up north with Paula to document her, her lifestyle and her story. She is quite a remarkable lady.